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Beidou (Chinese: 北斗 Běidǒu, "Big Dipper") is a playable Electro character in Genshin Impact.

She is the captain of The Crux, a renowned crew in Liyue. Besides her capabilities as a fleet captain and her immense strength, many in Liyue know her for her lack of fear towards the Tianquan of the Liyue Qixing, Ningguang — a trait that the other woman appreciates, yet grows irritated by.

Combat Info

Ascensions and Stats

Level Base
Special Stat2
(Electro DMG Bonus)
0✦ 1/20 1,094 19 54
20/20 2,811 48 140
Ascension Cost (0→1)
Item Mora.png 20,000 Mora
1✦ 20/40 3,628 63 180
40/40 5,435 94 270
Ascension Cost (1→2)
Item Mora.png 40,000 Mora
2✦ 40/50 6,015 104 299 6.0%
50/50 6,919 119 344
Ascension Cost (2→3)
Item Mora.png 60,000 Mora
3✦ 50/60 7,694 133 382 12.0%
60/60 8,597 148 427
Ascension Cost (3→4)
Item Mora.png 80,000 Mora
4✦ 60/70 9,178 158 456 12.0%
70/70 10,081 174 501
Ascension Cost (4→5)
Item Mora.png 100,000 Mora
5✦ 70/80 10,662 184 530 18.0%
80/80 11,565 200 575
Ascension Cost (5→6)
Item Mora.png 120,000 Mora
6✦ 80/90 12,146 210 603 24.0%
90/90 13,050 225 648

1 Does not include weapon ATK value.
2 Characters gain special stats starting with 2✦.


Talent Oceanborne.pngOceanborneNormal Attack
Normal Attack: Perform up to 5 successive strikes.

Charged Attack: Drains Stamina over time to perform continuous slashes. At end of the sequence, perform a more powerful slash.
Plunging Attack: Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.

1-Hit DMG71.1276.9182.790.9796.76103.38112.47121.57130.67140.59151.96
2-Hit DMG70.8676.6382.490.6496.41103112.06121.13130.19140.08151.41
3-Hit DMG88.3295.51102.7112.97120.16128.38139.67150.97162.27174.59188.71
4-Hit DMG86.5293.56100.6110.66117.7125.75136.82147.88158.95171.02184.85
5-Hit DMG112.14121.27130.4143.44152.57163177.34191.69206.03221.68239.61
Charged Attack
Charged Attack Spinning DMG56.2460.8265.471.9476.5281.7588.9496.14103111120
Charged Attack Final DMG101.82110.11118.4130.24138.53148161.02174.05187.07201.28217.56
Charged Attack Stamina Cost40/s
Max Duration5s
Plunging Attack
Plunge DMG74.5980.6686.7395.4101.47108.41117.95127.49137.03147.44157.85
Low Plunge DMG149.14161.28173.42190.77202.91216.78235.86254.93274.01294.82315.63
High Plunge DMG186.29201.45216.62238.28253.44270.77294.6318.42342.25368.25394.24
Talent Tidecaller.pngTidecallerElemental Skill
Nothing to worry about. Should anyone raise a hand against her or her men, she will avenge it ten-fold with sword and thunder.

Press: Accumulating the power of lightning, Beidou swings her blade forward fiercely, dealing Electro DMG.
Hold: Lifts her weapon up as a shield. Max DMG absorbed scales off Beidou's Max HP.
Attacks using the energy stored within the greatsword upon release or once this ability's duration expires, dealing Electro DMG. DMG dealt scales with the number of times Beidou is attacked in the skill's duration. The greatest DMG Bonus will be attained once this effect is triggered twice.
The shield possesses the following properties:

  • Has 250% Electro DMG Absorption Efficiency.
  • Applies the Electro Element to Beidou upon activation.
  • This skill generates 2 Elemental Particles when it hits at least 1 target, or 4 when it hits with energy stored.
  • When holding the skill, it gains DMG bonus for each hit Beidou is taken during the hold duration, up to 2 hits.
    • The hit can be from any damage instance, including fire damage from burning grass.
  • After holding the skill for about 3 seconds, the attack will be released automatically.
  • If the shield breaks, the player will take the rest of the remaining damage used to break the shield.
  • With Beidou's Passive Talent 1, counterattacking with Tidecaller at the precise moment when the character is hit grants the maximum DMG Bonus. This is known as a "perfect counter" or a "parry".
    • When you hold the skill, there will be a bubble around you that lasts for a fraction of a second. If you get hit in the time frame the bubble is still up, it gives you the maximum damage for the skill (same as if Beidou was hit twice).
    • You can instantly activate perfect counter by using this skill while standing in damage over time environments like burning grasses, burning torches or burning camp sites.
    • After you trigger perfect counter you can continue to hold it, but it will not increase the damage further when hit.
    • A perfect counter will not negate all damage if the damage taken breaks the shield.
Shield DMG Absorption14.4 Max HP
15.48 Max HP
16.56 Max HP
18 Max HP
19.08 Max HP
20.16 Max HP
21.6 Max HP
23.04 Max HP
24.48 Max HP
25.92 Max HP
27.36 Max HP
28.8 Max HP
30.6 Max HP
Base DMG121.6130.72139.84152161.12170.24182.4194.56206.72218.88231.04243.2258.4
DMG Bonus on Hit Taken160172184200212224240256272288304320340

Visual for Tidecaller's different states

Talent Stormbreaker.pngStormbreakerElemental Burst
Recalling her slaying of the great beast Haishan, Beidou calls upon that monstrous strength and the lightning to create a Thunderbeast's Targe around herself, dealing Electro DMG to nearby opponents.

Thunderbeast's Targe:

  • When Normal and Charged Attacks hit, they create a lightning discharge that can jump between opponents, dealing Electro DMG.
  • Increases the character's resistance to interruption, and decreases DMG taken.
  • Triggers a maximum of 1 lightning discharge per second.
  • Off-field effects: This talent's effects remain active if the player switches characters. This includes the shield created when Beidou has her 1st constellation, Sea Beast's Scourge.
  • Discharge jumps: The discharges can jump between enemies
    • At C0: 2 jumps, 3 hits including the first target (for example, with 2 enemies A and B, it will jump A -> B -> A, dealing damage for a total of 3 times)
    • At C2: 4 jumps, 5 hits including the first target (for example, with 2 enemies A and B, it will jump A -> B -> A -> B -> A, dealing damage for a total of 5 times)
    • In order for the jumps to occur, there needs to be at least 2 enemies. If there is only one enemy, there will be no jump and the discharge will only do damage once.
  • The electrical discharge can snapshot.
  • Shielded enemy: When a shielded enemy is hit, the discharge is still created and can still jump to other enemies. However, the shielded enemy initially hit will not be damaged.
  • Bow: The effect may be discharged by bow's aimed-shot up to a certain range if it hits a valid target. If the aimed-shot hits target too far away, the effect (sometimes) may not be discharged.
Skill DMG121.6130.72139.84152161.12170.24182.4194.56206.72218.88231.04243.2258.4
Lightning DMG96103.2110.4120127.2134.4144153.6163.2172.8182.4192204
DMG Reduction20212224252628303234353637
Energy Cost80
Talent Retribution.pngRetribution1st Ascension Passive
Counterattacking with Tidecaller at the precise moment when the character is hit grants the maximum DMG Bonus.
Talent Lightning Storm.pngLightning Storm4th Ascension Passive
Gain the following effects for 10s after unleashing Tidecaller with its maximum DMG Bonus:
  • DMG dealt by Normal and Charged Attacks is increased by 15%. ATK SPD of Normal and Charged Attacks is increased by 15%.
  • Greatly reduced delay before unleashing Charged Attacks.
Talent Conqueror of Tides.pngConqueror of TidesUtility Passive
Decreases swimming Stamina consumption of your characters in the party by 20%.

Not stackable with Passive Talents that provide the exact same effects.

Talent Upgrade

Common Materials
Talent Level-Up Materials
1→2 2✦
Item Mora.png 12,500 Mora
2→3 3✦
Item Mora.png 17,500 Mora
Item Mora.png 25,000 Mora
4→5 4✦
Item Mora.png 30,000 Mora
Item Mora.png 37,500 Mora
6→7 5✦
Item Mora.png 120,000 Mora
Item Mora.png 260,000 Mora
8→9 6✦
Item Mora.png 450,000 Mora
Item Mora.png 700,000 Mora

Total Cost (1→10)

Item Mora.png 1,652,500 Mora


Level Icon Name Effect
1 Constellation Sea Beast's Scourge.png Sea Beast's Scourge When Stormbreaker is used:
Creates a shield that absorbs up to 16% of Beidou's Max HP for 15s.
This shield absorbs Electro DMG 250% more effectively.
2 Constellation Upon the Turbulent Sea, the Thunder Arises.png Upon the Turbulent Sea, the Thunder Arises Stormbreaker's arc lightning can jump to 2 additional targets.
3 Constellation Summoner of Storm.png Summoner of Storm Increases the Level of Tidecaller by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
4 Constellation Stunning Revenge.png Stunning Revenge Within 10s of taking DMG, Beidou's Normal Attacks gain 20% additional Electro DMG.
5 Constellation Crimson Tidewalker.png Crimson Tidewalker Increases the Level of Stormbreaker by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
6 Constellation Bane of Evil.png Bane of Evil During the duration of Stormbreaker, the Electro RES of surrounding opponents is decreased by 15%.

Each Constellation activation requires a Stella Fortuna 4 Star Stella Fortuna.


Paimon's Bargains

Beidou was available in 2 Paimon's Bargains Starglitter Exchange:

Month Items
February 2021
ElectroCharacter Beidou Thumb.png Beidou
August 2021
ElectroCharacter Beidou Thumb.png Beidou

Event Wishes

Beidou was promoted or featured with a drop-rate boost in 4 Event Wishes:

Image Name Featured
Wish Farewell of Snezhnaya 2020-11-11.jpg Farewell of Snezhnaya/2020-11-11
ElectroCharacter Beidou Thumb.png Beidou
Wish Invitation to Mundane Life 2021-02-03.jpg Invitation to Mundane Life/2021-02-03
ElectroCharacter Beidou Thumb.png Beidou
Wish Born of Ocean Swell 2021-05-18.png Born of Ocean Swell/2021-05-18
ElectroCharacter Beidou Thumb.png Beidou
Wish Drifting Luminescence 2021-09-21.png Drifting Luminescence/2021-09-21
ElectroCharacter Beidou Thumb.png Beidou

Change History

Released in Version 1.0
Version 2.1
  • Updates to character voice-overs:
    • New story voice-over for All Languages:
      • "About Kaedehara Kazuha"

Version 2.0

  • Updates to character voice-overs:
    • Updated audio for English:
      • Many of Beidou's "Elemental Skill" combat voice-overs
    • Updated audio for Korean:
      • Many of Beidou's "Elemental Skill" combat voice-overs
    • Updated audio for Chinese:
      • "Light Hit Taken #1" & "Light Hit Taken #2"

Version 1.6

  • Updates to character voice-overs:
    • Added the following text for All Languages:
      • "About Kaedehara Kazuha" (this line is not unlocked yet)

Version 1.3

  • Updates to character voice-overs:
    • Updated audio for Chinese:
      • Majority of Combat voice-overs
    • Updated audio for Japanese:
      • "Drinking" standby idle
    • Updated audio for Korean:
      • "Trade Tactics" standby idle

Version 1.2

  • Updates to character voice-overs:
    • Updates audio for Japanese:
      • "More About Beidou I"
      • "More About Beidou V"
      • "About Ganyu"
      • "About Xinyan"
      • "About Yaoyao"
      • "Climb" exploration voice-overs were added

Version 1.0

  • Beidou was released.